Old town square prague map
Map of old town prague czech republic. Old town square prague map (Bohemia - Czechia) to print. Old town square prague map (Bohemia - Czechia) to download. The old town square in prague map is the oldest and most significant square in the historical centre of Prague. The old town square history dates back to when it served as a marketplace at the crossroads of European trade routes. The square of Prague was near the former customs house (Ungelt), where the goods imported by foreign merchants were always cleared. For them the Hospital with the Church of the Virgin Mary, inns and stables were founded in the 10th century. Regular and annual markets of various goods took place here. At the square there were both fixed and portable shops. Around the base of the town hall tower there were thirteen stone cots, where the most expensive imported cloth was sold.
The old town square in prague map was founded in the 12th century and has been witness to many historical events. In addition to the Old Town Hall and the Church of Our Lady before Týn of Prague, the old town square is dominated by the Baroque Church of St Nicholas, the Rococo Kinský Palace, the Gothic House at the Stone Bell and the monument to Jan Hus. In the pavement of the square are memorial stones marking the execution of 27 Czech lords in 1621, and the Prague meridian.